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March 06, 2014
Dallas, March 6, 2014 – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on a recent consumer education campaign announcement to draw attention to nutrition information displayed on the front of a wide variety of food and beverage packages.
January 28, 2014
DALLAS, January 28, 2014 – The Red Dress Collection is returning and once again kicking off the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City – this year backed by the first-ever collaboration of leaders in the fight against heart disease in women.
January 22, 2014
The American Heart Association and the NFL are pleased to come together to create the NFL PLAY 60 app, encouraging kids to get active and healthy through an endless runner game.
January 21, 2014
For the second year, the American Heart Association and Cities of Service, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 180 mayors committed to using citizen service to address pressing local needs, have selected five cities across the country to receive CPR Anytime Kits. Each city will receive 500 kits to help turn more of their residents into lifesavers. Last year’s grant recipients trained nearly 17,000 people with the kits they received, equipping thousands of community members to act as first responders in cardiac arrest emergencies.
January 14, 2014
New York, NY, January 14, 2014 -- One out of every three deaths among women in the U.S. each year is attributed to cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke, making it the No. 1 killer of women in this country and causing more fatalities than all forms of cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association.
December 30, 2013
Around the world, New Year’s traditions symbolize a fresh start and hope for health, prosperity and love. We’ve compiled this list of our favorite traditions and put a healthy spin on them.
November 06, 2013
DALLAS, November 6, 2013 -- If a commitment to healthy eating seems too tough to swallow, then start with a taste test. National Eating Healthy Day is a great time to try some new habits that just may stick. Little by little, you’ll start to see a difference in how you feel and look.
October 30, 2013
DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2013 — Tracking your health goals just got easier — even when you’re on the move.The American Heart Association has upgraded its Heart360.org website for patients and blood pressure program participants with a new mobile-friendly design.
October 17, 2013
DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2013 — School districts can increase physical activity in children and young adults by opening playgrounds, gyms and fields to the community when school’s out, especially in low-income areas, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association.
October 15, 2013
DALLAS, Oct. 15, 2013 — Crystal Wall was having a typical chat on the phone with her sister Chassity Anderson — until her sister’s phone abruptly crashed to the floor and her words suddenly became slurred.Anderson, 37, was having another stroke.